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The Two-Way
6:22 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Book News: National Book Foundation Fills Out Its '5 Under 35' List

Phil Klay, who served in Iraq's Anbar province from January 2007 to February 2008, was also longlisted for this year's National Book Award.
Hannah Dunphy Courtesy of Penguin Press

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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Book Reviews
6:03 am
Thu October 2, 2014

'Lies' May Be Fiction, But Its Story Rings True

Editor's Note: This book review includes a passage in which a racial slur is used. The word is key to understanding the point the author is making.

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Author Interviews
5:05 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Charles Blow's Memoir Reveals Incidents Of Sexual Abuse And Violence

Originally published on Thu October 2, 2014 7:08 am

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Movie Interviews
2:24 am
Thu October 2, 2014

David Fincher Talks 'Gone Girl,' Avoids Spoilers (Hooray!)

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star as Nick and Amy Dunne in the new psychological thriller Gone Girl.
Merrick Morton 20th Century Fox

Originally published on Thu October 2, 2014 6:05 am

You almost can't talk about the movie Gone Girl — or the book it's based on — without massive spoilers. But we're going to try with director David Fincher.

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The Two-Way
8:02 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Book News: Roxane Gay's Got A Brand-New Bag — The Butter

Roxane Gay has said that she'll be making a "concerted effort" to publish people of color and queer writers.
Jay Grabiec

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 9:12 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

Come Oct. 15, author Roxane Gay will be adding a bit of flavor to The Toast. The website, co-founded by Nicole Cliffe and Mallory Ortberg, announced Tuesday that it has brought Gay on board to head up a sister site called, naturally, The Butter.

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